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Community Health Assessment
11 Jul 2017 17:38Community Health Assessment

Jefferson County Health Department would like your feedback on the health issues and community norms that impact the quality of life where you live. The results will guide the Health Department's efforts to design programs and services that best meet the needs of the local communities we serve. Your answers are completely anonymous. We look forward to your feedback. Thanks for the opportunity to s [ ... ]

Zika Virus
01 Feb 2016 20:36Zika Virus

  Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon. In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first con [ ... ]

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Birth and Death Certificates

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Birth and Death Certificates Located at either the Arnold or Hillsboro office VITAL…

About The Health Department

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To see a summary of what services Health Department offers view our Brochure. Both…

News Releases/Health Advisories

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Press Releases and News Advisories from Jefferson County Health Department appear below.…

Nursing Services

Influenza Composition

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Influenza Vaccine Composition for the 2015–16 Season For 2015–16, U.S.-licensed trivalent…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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If you just want to be checked or worried about exposure to Chlamydia or gonorrhea you…

Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis (PPD) Testing is available at both office locations. An appointment is…

Communicable Disease

Seasonal Influenza

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The Jefferson County Health Department conducts influenza surveillance each season to…

Diseases in the News

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Ebola Virus Disease With the coverage of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the news, there has…

Current Outbreak List

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Are you interested in what illness outbreaks are being investigated nationally? The…

Health Education

County Health Rankings

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Jefferson County Ranks 44th out of 115 Researchers released the results of a study that…

Want to Quit?

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The Jefferson County Health Department is ready to help if you are ready to stop using…

Nutrition Counseling

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While you already know it is important to eat a healthy diet, you may find it more…

Environmental Services

Farmers Markets

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The Jefferson County Health Department recognizes that the direct marketing of…

Food Permit Requirements and Application

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If you intend to serve or sell food to the public you may need a food and beverage…

Food Inspections Online

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Jefferson County Food Service Inspections are available online.

Emergency Preparedness

Flood Disaster Resources and Information

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Tetanus Tetanus is different from other vaccine-preventable diseases because it does not…

Prepare Yourself: Be Ready in 3

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Prepare Yourself: Learn More About Ready in 3 Emergencies could happen at any moment.…

Earthquake Safety

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Earthquake Safety Due to our proximity to the New Madrid and Wabash Valley Seismic Zones,…

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